MHG50204 - Agnes Smith: Scrabster Roads, Thurso Bay, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIGANTINE (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (08/05/2007 16:56:38)
ND17SW 8043 c. 11 70
N58 37 W3 32

NLO: Thurso [name: ND 115 687]
Scrabster [name: ND 102 702].
Thurso Bay [name centred ND 115 699]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND16NW.

Thurso, 6th Nov. The AGNES SMITH, of Annan, Richardson, has parted her anchors in Scrabster roads, and is breaking up: crew saved.
Source: LL, No. 17,026, London, Saturday, November 7 1868.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11527).

(Classified as wooden brigantine: no cargo specified, but former name cited as Alexandrine, and date of loss as 7 November 1868). Agnes Smith: this vessel was wrecked at Thurso.
Registration: Dumfries. 153grt. Length: 26m. Beam: 7m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 36.0 W3 31.5).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 28 December 2006.

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Grid reference Centred ND 10 69 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND16NW

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